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A Medicine Chest in Itself!

Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on January 6, 2011 by Paulina Nelega, RH
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It’s one of Nature’s best natural immune boosters and has been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans… it’s the source of that distinctive, delicious aroma of spaghetti sauce… fittingly, it even hails from the Mediterranean region. What is it?

You guessed it: Oregano! Specifically, the essential oil of Oregano. No other essential oil packs quite as much all-round therapeutic ‘punch’ as Oregano. And chief amongst its many scientifically-validated properties, is its power as a natural antibiotic.

Oregano oil has the extraordinary ability to fight off many types of viruses, including those associated with colds and flu. Oregano oil is also excellent against bacteria, parasites, and fungi such as candida or nail fungus. For the latter, it works best by applying it topically (diluted) to the affected area twice daily until the infection is cleared.

Oil of Oregano works equally well taken either as capsules or diluted in olive oil (1-2 drops/day). For more information on Natural Wellbeing’s Oil of Oregano capsules: and for info on our liquid:

This winter, keep the bugs (yes, even the bedbugs!) at bay with Oil of Oregano!

This winter, keep the bugs (yes, even the bedbugs!) at bay with Oil of Oregano!

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Paulina Nelega, RH
Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan

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